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  1. [Wanted] fly rod/reel combo

    Buy, Sell or Trade - Classifieds
    Looking for a setup that will get me on the river as a beginner. Please pm me with what you have to offer, I'm in the Vancouver area. 8wt 9-10ft.
  2. Spey rod with fly reel

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Im going to buy my first spey rod but i want to know if i could use a fly reel with a spey rod because i have a bunch of spare fly reels. Trout:cheers:
  3. Some flies for the next outing.

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    Some flies for my next outing.
  4. Viceless or in hand fly tying.

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    Does anyone here tye without a vice? If you have can you add a pic or two?? Sorry about the quality...it's a one true media thing.
  5. WTT- My Lamiglas 9' #9 line MBF 909

    Saltwater Tackle Talk!
    Im looking to trade my Lamiglas 9 weight rod, its just a little to stiff for my liking and i have only used it maybe 5 times last summer and I want to go with something a little lighter. Either a 7/8 weight or 8 weight rod. If anyone has a Saltwater fly rod there wanting to trade for my 9 weight...
  6. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 25 to Nov 1, 2010 One of the keys to successful angling is analysis. I tell students in my fly fishing classes to analyze everything from start to finish, both good and bad, on every fishing trip. Analysis brings theory and theories proven or disproven bring...
  7. Guess My Weight

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I've got a bunch of unlabled fly lines in the bar that came with old reels I bought cheap at various different junk and thrift stores and garage sales. How can one tell what weight a fly line is?
  8. large arbor fly reels are awesome

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I'm new to using a large arbor fly reel and just had to say how much I really enjoy fishing it. Mine is a Snowbee Geo but the make probably secondary to my point in this post. Being able to catch up to a crazy coho that runs at break-neck speed from 100' out to inshore, goes around behind me...
  9. [SEEKING INFO] Harrison River Oct 23-25

    Region 2 - Reports
    Coming down to the Harrison from the Okanagan for the upcoming weekend. Primarily fly fishing, and we have a boat to get up and down river. Anyone been out on the Harrison lately? Any suggestions, and any feedback on how it's been lately is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance Sparky
  10. Kootenay Lake Fishing

    Freshwater General Discussion
    For those interested in Kootenay Lake fishing and Rainbow Trout, you may be interested in our website at kootenayangler.com. We've just posted a recap of our weekend at the 2010 Woodbury Resort Rainbow derby. Enjoy! We had lots of luck trolling flies such as the "grey ghost" polar hair fly.
  11. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 18 to 25, 2010 "In the best stories about fly fishing…big fish are caught, or lost; people say wild and spontaneous words; events become memory and sometimes; in the hands of a master, these bleed into art." Nick Lyons. Our BC angler's begin their years...
  12. Kitimat Steelhead Report - October, 18 2010

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    The last weeks have been Spey-tacular as guests were fortunate to catch the famous Steelhead Trout on the fly. With the rivers up and down in level like a frog in a frying pan the guys prevailed and never gave up. Fishing from the bush as the rivers are so high that finding a gravel bar to...
  13. Flyfishing Mabel lake, any ideas?

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Next week I will be heading off to Mabel lake for a camping trip with some buddies before the winter hits. Since I mostly fish mountain lakes, I am not used to fishing on big lakes so I need a few hints. I would rather use my fly rod than my spinning rod, but I think that this might limit me...
  14. 2011 Steelhead Mentor/Virgin Fishout

    BCFR Fishouts
    To the Members of BCFR.... I am posting this on the Freshwater Board to get a handle on who might be interested in mentoring or participating in this one day event????..Last year we had fishing, lunch speakers,and swapped a few fishing yarns during the day. It will likely be held in Feb. or...
  15. Newsman's sport fishing column & report

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Sport fishing column for Oct 11 to 18, 2010 "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was an age of wisdom, it was an age of foolishness," A Tale of two cities, Charles Dickens Every fall thanks to thirty years of good work in conservation, our rivers are filled with...
  16. Stave river Oct 10 - illegal anglers

    Freshwater General Discussion
    Hi Everyone, It is a nice day. I can't stay in home anymore. Drove to Stave river . Start from the west bank. Hate the non parking sign. But I parked at Ruskin park where has a big parking lot. just need to walk 5 to 10 mins to the bank. fished two spots on west bank and only see 1 chum with...
  17. [FISHING REPORT] Stave River Oct.7

    Region 2 - Reports
    The river is seriously slow, saw a bunch of people out there doing their usual snagging and couple of fly fisher. The spawning canal place only had like 3 fishes in there so i don't think its very productive fishing for awhile. But i manage to get out to stave river for an hour before sundown...
  18. Does this knot pass the test?

    Fly Fishing Discussion
    I've been practicing my knot tying for a few days now and finally getting past the quitting stage!! My eye sight ain't what it once was. :( The one knot I find easiest to do is the Duncan Loop/Uni-Knot. I would like to know if it's a acceptable knot to tie tippet to leader? If it's used for fly...
  19. [FISHING REPORT] Edith Lake Oct 6th

    Region 3 - Reports
    Well in typical hot and cold fashion Edith slowed yesterday. Still into around 8-10 fish but nothing compared to the 5th. Still managed a nice football of a rainbow and the weather was unbelievable! Nice racoon eyes from my shades. Only a couple brookies to mention of both around a pound. Best...
  20. Kootenay KingFisher Fishing report to Oct.07‏

    Freshwater Professional Reports
    Moved the boat over to Kootenay Lake yesterday. Got the boat in the water and started fishing by 10:00am. Looked like it was going to be tough conditions as it was bright and sunny,only a small ripple, and the water temp was 57 degrees which seemed a few degrees high still. But we were there...
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